Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course

Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

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Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)

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Course Length: 3 days

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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.

Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?

Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.

If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.

Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training

The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.

  • To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
  • To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
  • To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
  • To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
  • To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
  • To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements

Noise at Work Training Course Overview

The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.

Module 1 Distance Learning Pack

Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.

You can download Module 1 for free here.

Module 2 Three Day Seminar

The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.

Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report

This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.

What will you achieve?

Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.

"A well run course that balanced practical working with theoretical input in a manner that facilitated learning."
Mark Wilson, Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - 15th Jan 2013

"Came on to this course with no prior knowledge. It did seem confusing just looking at the formulas, but Steve explained these simply and easy to understand giving me the confidence in completing myself."
Nicola Bell, ABP Immingham - 1st Feb 2017

"Very well organised course from booking the course to the delivery and content."
Glen Atkins, INTU Metrocentre - 18th Jul 2017

"Very informative, programme well delivered and great location."
Aaron Pears, Sodexo - 20th Mar 2018

"Very interesting but intense and covers every aspect of Noise at Work. Enjoyable."
Janet Bell, Wakefield District Housing - 29th Nov 2011

"the course was very enjoyable and informative. The practical element will ensure that I have the confidence to carry out assessments back in the workplace"
Keith Dawson, Beaston Clark - 29th Nov 2016

"Enjoyed the course and appreciate the extra touches. (mealchocsetc)"
Tim Doel, Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - 15th Jan 2013

"Very professional, well presented."
Robert Gill, Bernard Mathews Foods Limited - 30th Apr 2013

"Very interesting course, greatly improved my knowledge and understanding of noise measurements and legislation. Very well delivered."
James Henderson, Cummins on site course - 11th Jul 2017

"Very good course, content was excellent delivered really well by Stephen."
Victoria Tosh, Cleveland Potash Limited - 15th Jul 2014

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